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Spectacular 5th SpaceX Launch in 2015 Sets Record Pace, Clears Path for Critical Flights Ahead - Universe Today
SpaceX set a new internal record pace for time between blastoffs of their workhorse Falcon 9 rocket with Monday’s spectacular dusky liftoff of Turkmenistan’s first satellite into heavily overcast skies that has cleared the path ahead for a busy manifest of critical flights starting with a critical pad abort test for NASA just a week … Continue reading "Spectacular 5th SpaceX Launch in 2015 Sets Record Pace, Clears Path for Critical Flights Ahead"
PHOTOS: Rare Glimpses Of Historic Apollo 11 Mission
"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind." -- Inscription on the plaque of the Apoll...
The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster | Shapell
Christa McAuliffe along with the rest of the space shuttle Challenger crew met their cruel fate on January 28, 1986. Read Christa's letter about her excitement to be joining Dick Scobee, Judith Reznik, Gregory Jarvis and the other crew members of the Challenger.
Solid Rocket Booster Recovery (NASA, Space Shuttle, 10/13/09)
This image is part of a series showing many of the steps to recover a Solid Rocket Booster, beginning with landing of the booster in the Atlantic ocean some 140 to 160 miles east of the coast of Florida. The final images show Liberty Star and Freedom Star recovery ships arrival at the dock at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and raising the boosters from the slip on to the dock. Image credit: United Space Alliance
Space Shuttle Challenger disaster | Wikiwand
The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster was a fatal incident in the United States space program that occurred on January 28, 1986, when the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members aboard. The crew consisted of five NASA astronauts, and two payload specialists. The mission carried the designation STS-51-L and was the tenth flight for the Challenger orbiter.
Columbia's Demise 11 Years Ago Today Sparked Regular Shuttle Inspections In Space - Universe Today
The Columbia’s shuttle fiery end came as the STS-107 astronauts’ families were waiting runway-side for everyone to come home. NASA’s oldest space shuttle broke up around 9 a.m. Eastern (2 p.m. UTC) on Feb. 1, 2003, scattering debris along east Texas and nearby areas. Its demise was captured on several amateur video cameras, many of … Continue reading "Columbia’s Demise 11 Years Ago Today Sparked Regular Shuttle Inspections In Space"
Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters (NASA, 4/29/09)
The space shuttle twin solid rocket boosters separate from the orbiter and external tank at an altitude of approximately 24 miles. They descend on parachutes and land in the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast, where they are recovered by ships, returned to land, and refurbished for reuse. These images show a typical descent phase and parachute deployment events of the boosters after separation from the tank and orbiter during a shuttle launch. Image credit: NASA
Sally Ride, the first US woman astronaut to fly in the outer space, died today, age 61. Sally was communication specialist on two Shuttle missions, on board of the Challenger, and spent 343 …
Shuttle's Boosters Recovered in HD
NASA has released the first ever up-close, high-definition video of Kennedy Space Center's solid rocket booster (SRB) recovery ships retrieving SRB segments ...